Tag Archives: making a difference

A Profound Loss for AMS

It was the 1980s when SCRAM inventor and AMS Co-Founder Jeff Hawthorne began working on his vision to create the world’s very first transdermal alcohol testing system. Inspired by the death of a college friend who was killed by a five-time drunk driver, Jeff had the foresight to identify a compelling market need for a different way […]

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On the Road

As a small business owner on the road for over half of every year traveling a two-state area, things happen along the way that confirm to me why we do what we do. I’d like to share with you a story. I was visiting a county and a city in the middle of nowhere the other day. It was […]

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Law Enforcement Making a Difference: Ten Years Later, a Drunk Driver Thanks His Arresting Officer

Anyone involved in law enforcement and corrections knows the angry side of offenders–especially offenders dealing with substance abuse issues. But it’s nice to be reminded of the positive outcomes from time to time.

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Making a Difference

Over the course of the past decade, great strides have been made in the development and implementation of innovative approaches in the fight against drunk driving and other alcohol-fueled offenses. Sobriety checkpoints. Proven technologies for the car and the person. Specialty courts with rehabilitation in mind, not just punishment. High-intensity probation teams. Promising new court […]

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